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[movies]What About School Spirit? - Centron Corporation
Demonstrates that school spirit is a form of citizenship requiring the assumption of responsibilities, both curricular and extra-curricular.
Downloads: 70
[movies]Other People's Property - Centron Corporation
Focuses on the problem of vandalism and respect for other people's property. Tells the story of three young boys whose prank results in serious property damage.
Downloads: 89
[movies]How To Take A Test - Centron Corporation
Summarizes techniques of preparing for and taking examinations.
Downloads: 355 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Electromagnets - Centron Corporation
Explains the theory of electromagnetism by building slowly from a simple bar magnet to a completed electromagnet made from simple home materials.
Downloads: 218 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Day of Thanksgiving, A - Centron Corporation
[Educational Screen, Oct 1951] This film relates the experiences of a middle-class American family when they are stimulated to review the things for which they are thankful. Bill Johnson, a garage mechanic, comes home from work on the day before Thanksgiving to find his children completely disheartened by their mother's announcement that the family cannot afford a turkey for the holiday. Shocked at his son Dick's statement that there won't be much to be thankful for, Bill gently reminds him and ...
Downloads: 66
[movies]Speech: Platform Posture and Appearance - Centron Corporation
Audiences are impressed by what they see as well as what they hear.
Keywords: Communication: Speech
Downloads: 4,536 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Good Loser, The - Centron Corporation
Learning to accept defeat with grace comes hard to a habitual winner.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 3,305 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Citizen Makes a Decision, A - Centron Corporation
How democracy ought to work.
Keywords: Citizenship
Downloads: 3,672 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]None for the Road: Teenage Drinking and Driving - Centron Corporation
Hybrid nonfiction/fiction film showing experiments with alcohol-addled rats, plus a story of teenagers who die while DUI.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol; Car culture: Youth; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 10,887 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Day of Thanksgiving, A - Centron Corporation
[Educational Screen, Oct 1951] This film relates the experiences of a middle-class American family when they are stimulated to review the things for which they are thankful. Bill Johnson, a garage mechanic, comes home from work on the day before Thanksgiving to find his children completely disheartened by their mother's announcement that the family cannot afford a turkey for the holiday. Shocked at his son Dick's statement that there won't be much to be thankful for, Bill gently reminds him and ...
Downloads: 504 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Day of Thanksgiving, A - Centron Corporation
An American family unable to afford a Thanksgiving turkey reviews the things for which they feel thankful. This patriotic film is unusual in that it does not link freedom and happiness with the pursuit of wealth. Produced with nonprofessional actors in Lawrence, Kansas. Written by Margaret Carlile (Trudy) Travis.
Keywords: Patriotism; Holidays: Thanksgiving; Families: 1950s
Downloads: 150,280 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Responsibility - Centron Corporation
Teaching teenagers to come up with their own sense of responsibility.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 3,878 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Fences and Gates - Centron Corporation
Takes a look at modern economics as it documents the efforts of a group of young musicians who are unable to achieve financial success. Presents basic economic concepts in the form of real-life situations. Dramatizes a real economic case by actual members of a jazz-rock music band. Depicts its struggle to break into national popularity played against the real world problems of making a profit and surviving as a group.
Downloads: 141
[movies]Speech: Platform Posture and Appearance - Centron Corporation
Deals with the importance of proper posture and good appearance for the public speaker. Each element is treated from the viewpoint of the inexperienced speaker. Points out that an audience is impressed by what it sees as well as what it hears.
Downloads: 107
[movies]Other People's Property - Centron Corporation
Story of three young boys whose prank results in serious property damage.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 4,513 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]What About Prejudice? - Centron Corporation
Pioneering film that encourages youth to look into themselves for the causes of prejudice.
Keywords: Racism; Prejudice; Schools
Downloads: 10,037 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Gossip, The - Centron Corporation
High-school students experience (and discuss) the damaging effects of gossip.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 7,393 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Good Loser, The - Centron Corporation
In an era so bound by conformity and predictability, it's no surprise that children were actually taught to lose. Ray always wins contests and has come to feel entitled to glory. But when Marilyn beats him, he has to learn to accept defeat gracefully. Interestingly, Ray's consciousness-raising may also invoke the issue of gender-based entitlement.
Downloads: 72
[movies]Why Study Home Economics? - Centron Corporation
Presents two teen-age girls as they learn how a knowledge of homemaking can contribute to the enrichment of life. They also learn about the vocational opportunities available to home economic students.
Downloads: 159
[movies]What About School Spirit? - Centron Corporation
Demonstrates that school spirit is a form of citizenship requiring the assumption of responsibilities, both curricular and extra-curricular.
Keywords: fixme
Downloads: 535 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Understanding Others - Centron Corporation
STRESSES PERSON SHOULD BE JUDGED BY HIS TRUE WORTH & ABILITY RATHER THAN BY HIS ECONOMIC BACKGROUND & SOCIAL SKILLS.
Downloads: 101
[movies]Fences and Gates - Centron Corporation
Takes a look at modern economics as it documents the efforts of a group of young musicians who are unable to achieve financial success. Presents basic economic concepts in the form of real-life situations. Dramatizes a real economic case by actual members of a jazz-rock music band. Depicts its struggle to break into national popularity played against the real world problems of making a profit and surviving as a group.
Downloads: 1,097 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]What About School Spirit? - Centron Corporation
School spirit and its social function for teenagers.
Keywords: Social guidance; Society: Education; Children
Downloads: 6,684 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Microscope and Its Uses, The - Centron Corporation

Downloads: 177
[movies]Health: Your Posture - Centron Corporation
Young girl's mirror image teaches her fundamentals of good posture.
Keywords: Health and hygiene
Downloads: 10,549,001 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Speech: Function of Gestures, The - Centron Corporation
Gestures render public speeches much more effective.
Keywords: Communication: Speech
Downloads: 4,596 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Why Study Industrial Arts? - Centron Corporation
Discusses objectives and values of industrial arts.
Downloads: 84
[movies]Understanding Others - Centron Corporation
Argues that a person should be judged by his/her true worth and ability, rather than by economic background or social skills. Drama filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
Keywords: Social guidance; Class relations; Teenagers
Downloads: 3,527 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Sewing Simple Seams - Centron Corporation, Inc.
This is a very early Centron film.
Downloads: 102
[movies]What About Prejudice? - Centron Corporation, A Young American Production

Downloads: 74
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